Update - May 25, 2015 - The victim, Frank Ilardi, 79, of Levittown has succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced at 10:00pm on May 23, 2015 by a staff physician at the Nassau University Medical Center.
The original press release is below.
Levittown, NY - May 23, 2015 - The Homicide Squad reports the details of a serious motor vehicle accident, in which a pedestrian was struck, that occurred in Levittown on Saturday, 05/23/15 at 4:53 P.M.
According to detectives, a male victim, 79, while attempting to cross from south to north on Hempstead Tpke./Grassy Lane, was struck by a passenger vehicle, operated by a male driver, 85, who was traveling eastbound on Hempstead Tpke.
The victim, who suffered broken bones and head trauma, was transported to a local hospital where is listed in critical condition. No other injuries were reported.
Detectives report no apparent criminality. Brake and safety inspections were performed at the scene.